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    My Fair Lady by Giuliano Nistri (Warner Bros., 1964). Very Fine/Near Mint. Signed Original Italian Mixed Media Concept Artwork on Paper (9" X 12").
    This one-of-a-kind concept artwork makes its premiere appearance at Heritage and is the basis of the illustration found on the Italian 4 - fogli for My Fair Lady. Comprised of graphite, ink, and splashes of painted color, this piece captures Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison's likenesses with select amount of detail, which is a testament to the talent of Giuliano Nistri as an artist. Nistri beautifully depicted Hepburn's dress, which along with the rest of the costuming won the film one of its eight Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Director. In excellent condition, this piece shows only a pinhole and a few creases. The faint smudges in the borders, surface rippling, and rough edges are from the artistic process. The artwork is signed and dated in the lower border. Certainly an eye-catching piece, this artwork presents an opportunity for collectors to add another aspect to a collection in a way no other item could.

    Estimate: $3,500 - $7,000.

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